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Watchmaker: Wilhelm Peffenhauser
(German, Augsburg, born 1618, master 1647, died before 1683)

Artist: Cameo cut by P. Schweyger (active 1540–50)
Date: watch: ca. 1650; cameo: 16th–17th century
Culture: German (Augsburg)
Medium: Case: agate cameo, with cover of enameled gold set with gemstones (rubies); Dial: engraved gold and silver; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 x 3/4 in. (3.8 x 2.7 x 1.9 cm) Visible cameo: 13.8 x 11 mm
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1517

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